Core Structures Engineer - Fatigue/Fracture Mechanics

United Technologies Corporation East Hartford , CT 06108

Posted 2 weeks ago

Date Posted:
2018-08-23-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for a dedicated individual to support our organization.

At Pratt & Whitney, you'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at you will help answer today's challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow's solutions. If you encourage to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivations to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.

Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? We have a rare opportunity for a talented Core Structures Engineer Fatigue/Fracture Mechanics and HCF in our East Hartford, CT location.

Do you feel fulfilled when you help others succeed? Are you fascinated by the way the people learn and grow? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you. We unlock our employees' full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody's opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to craft a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Work with a team of Structures Engineers to develop state-of-the-art high cycle fatigue (HCF) and low cycle fatigue (LCF) models and tools for use in evaluating the next generation of jet engine components. These tools will enable Structures Engineers across the company to develop lightweight, full life designs within the part development cycle.

  • You will have the opportunity to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-organization teams to create innovative state-or-the-art tools that offer solutions to complex vibration problems for gas path airfoils and multi-axial stress fields on rotor hardware.

  • The Structures Engineer works closely with Module Center Structures practitioners on field issues and new designs to insure that our new tools and life systems are utilized.

  • The job also involves automating the post processing of engine strain gage and performance data to create library of vibratory responses to be used in the development of a probabilistic Goodman Diagram approach to assess the vibratory response of jet engine blades and vanes.

  • Also work on the development of Advanced LCF program which incorporates elastic plastic behavior, creep, and multi-axial fatigue into one life system.

  • Develop usage based lifing model for commercial and military jet engine rotors.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ year experience doing structural fatigue, fracture mechanics, or vibratory analysis work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference given to candidates with Aerospace Industry experience with Gas Turbine Engine technology.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.


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